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Overview

Challenge yourself with the top-ranked DPT program in the country.

Our #1 ranked* Doctor of Physical Therapy curriculum prepares our graduates to be leaders in providing cutting-edge care! The Pitt DPT program offers a dynamic 7-term curriculum in two formats: a Residential and Hybrid option, which includes remote and on-campus learning opportunities. The DPT Hybrid option was intentionally designed by our expert faculty and experienced team of instructional designers to engage students in high-quality, interactive learning opportunities. 

Compare program offerings! Read more about the hybrid and residential options.

Accreditation

The Doctor of Physical Therapy Program at the University of Pittsburgh is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 3030 Potomac Ave., Suite 100, Alexandria, Virginia 22305-3085; telephone: 703-706-3245; email: accreditation@apta.org; website: http://www.capteonline.org. The program’s current status is probationary accreditation; for more information see https://www.capteonline.org/about-capte/recent-actions-and-updates/recent-actions. If needing to contact the program/institution directly, please call Dr. James Irrgang at 412-383-9865 or Dr. David Wert at 412-383-5397 or email ptinfo@shrs.pitt.edu.

*This ranking is reflective of the DPT Residential offering; the DPT Hybrid option will graduate its first cohort in December 2023.